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Updated to Q1 2021
MA supply is poised to lengthen in Q1 of 2021, with no known regional plant maintenance closures for the quarter. Regional plants that were shut in Q4 2020 for turnarounds are expected to restart and resume normal operations in the quarter. Furthermore, China’s export availability is likely to grow as China MA makers try to boost sales.
Demand prospects for Q1 2021 will hinge on how regional economic recovery pans out in the quarter, with the offtake rate of MA likely to be supported if downstream sectors like construction and automotive continue to expand like they did in H2 2020. However, with many countries scrambling to contain new coronavirus strains, this could potentially derail any anticipated growth in MA demand.
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Maleic anhydride (MA) is derived from butane in the US. In Europe and Asia, MA is derived predominantly from butane units, although a small amount is produced by benzene units.
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